Politics


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Georgia’s Senate Runoffs Could Have Life or Death Stakes for Many Americans

Coronavirus relief, access to affordable health care, and climate policy are all on the line in Georgia’s Senate runoffs.

Joe Biden addresses a virtual gathering of mayors
Biden to Mayors: We’re Here for You

President-elect Joe Biden stressed common purpose and partnership in his address to the US Conference of Mayors, offering a marked contrast to Trump’s history of divisiveness.

John Kerry shakes hands with Joe Biden
Meet Biden’s Cabinet Picks: A Climate Champion, a Woman Who Faced a Man With a Machine Gun, and More

Biden’s initial cabinet choices indicate that he plans to surround himself with a group of diverse, experienced officials with whom he already has relationships.

With President Trump refusing to start the transition of power and a stalled stimulus bill, the economic future of the United States looks bleak and unemployment may spike again. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
Business Leaders to Trump: It’s Time to Start the Transition

While CEOs push Trump to begin the transition of power in hopes of avoiding economic devastation, Biden seeks to restart stimulus talks.

Cybersecurity Director Christopher Krebs is the latest Trump administration official to be fired for refusing to bolster President Trump's lies about the election results.
Trump Continues to Fire Political Enemies and Truth-Tellers With Latest DHS Move

Christoper Krebs—whose department oversees election cybersecurity—vocally contradicted Trump's lies about the election results with facts. Like so many others, he paid the price by losing his job.

President-elect Joe Biden has prioritized working with women and people of color as he transitions into the White House (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Over 40% of Biden’s Transition Team Are People of Color. That Matters.

"My administration's going to look like America," Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden said earlier this year.

South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem (Erin Bormett/The Argus Leader via AP, File)
Masks Save Lives. These GOP Governors Are Letting Their Citizens Get Sick While Refusing to Admit It.

More than a dozen Republican governors said this week they will not require residents to wear face masks to protect against the coronavirus.